Tippets: Techniques for Carp, Economy of Bristol Bay, Living Fossils

June 15, 2013 By: Erin Block

  • Becoming increasingly recognized as a worthy quarry on the fly, carp are a challenging catch, to say the least. Check out this short instructional film by Tom Rosenbauer of Orvis on techniques to add to your arsenal.
  • No matter the subject, the economy speaks volumes. Matt Skoglund says framing the debate over the Bristol Bay Pebble Mine around the hard monetary facts can be a convincing argument for its defeat.  “When it comes to jobs and the economy,” says Skoglund, “ the Bristol Bay salmon fishery is, for lack of a better term, a gold mine.”
  • Sturgeon are often viewed as “living fossils,” but new research by scientists out of the University of Michigan finds that in reality they “have been one of the fastest-evolving fish on the planet.” Via Science Daily.